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Statue toppled in Puerto Rico before Spanish king's visit

Statue toppled in Puerto Rico before Spanish king's visit

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Unknown people toppled a statue of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León in the pre-dawn hours of Monday ahead of a visit of Spain's King Felipe VI to the U.S. Caribbean territory of Puerto Rico. Col.
Extra cash for low-income mothers may influence baby brains

Extra cash for low-income mothers may influence baby brains

New research suggests giving extra cash to low-income mothers can change their infants’ brain development.
Avenatti cast as both thief, generous lawyer at NYC trial

Avenatti cast as both thief, generous lawyer at NYC trial

NEW YORK (AP) — California lawyer Michael Avenatti stole nearly $300,000 in book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels to pay employees at his debt-ridden law firm and to fund his personal expenses, a prosecutor told jurors as the once high-flying a
Palin COVID-19 tests delay libel trial against NY Times

Palin COVID-19 tests delay libel trial against NY Times

NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times.
FDA curbs use of antibody drugs sidelined by omicron

FDA curbs use of antibody drugs sidelined by omicron

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 antibody drugs from Regeneron and Eli Lilly should no longer be used because they are unlikely to work against the omicron variant that now accounts for nearly all U.S. infections, U.S. health regulators said Monday.
Dior celebrates couture craft, as maskless Delevingne irks

Dior celebrates couture craft, as maskless Delevingne irks

PARIS (AP) — The atelier — the workshop of hands — took the Dior center stage on Monday for a refined show on the first day of Paris couture week, which aims to elevate the work of the house’s behind-the-scenes seamstresses.
Montreal's Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

Montreal's Chinatown, threatened by development, to be granted heritage status

MONTREAL — The shrinking heart of Montreal's Chinatown will be granted heritage status by the province to protect it from excessive development and gentrification, municipal and provincial officials announced Monday.
'Last Cuentista,' 'Unspeakable' win children's book awards

'Last Cuentista,' 'Unspeakable' win children's book awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Barba Higuera's “The Last Cuentista,” a post-apocalyptic tale of a young girl who must preserve the memory of Earth's history, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's best children's book.
Biscuit World union effort rooted in West Virginia history

Biscuit World union effort rooted in West Virginia history

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — While making biscuits and meatloaf at a fast-food restaurant during the coronavirus pandemic, 64-year-old Cynthia Nicholson often thinks back to her husband’s coal mining days in West Virginia.

AG settles claim over fees paid by Robert Indiana's estate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey has resolved claims against the estate of the late artist Robert Indiana and several law firms accused of excessive legal fees, officials said Monday.